Category: thread

Weaving with thread

I used my newly dyed collection of thread to make a sampler. I tried to be careful with my selvages, but it is clearly an ongoing process. Things really started to deteriorate after the...

Jar dyeing escapades

Jar dyeing threads is like the entry way to major dyeing efforts. It is so easy to start and then before I know it, I have a bunch of jars of dye stuff that...

Weaving waves

I’m taking Jude Hill’s Considering Weave class and I’m finding it very illuminating and compelling. And every other beneficial adjective I could come up with. I wanted to weave this little pattern of waves...

A little thread dyeing

A friend who is working on an embroidery project asked me where to get some naturally dyed threads. After giving her some suggestions of vendors, I offered to dye some myself. I don’t have...

Buttonhole books

The second book I made at a Chapter II workshop with Margo Klass was the buttonhole book. I really enjoyed making this structure and made a second one at home. I bought more large...

Patches and threads

Detail of an intersection of patches. I added a beige strip to the left side of my stitched piece to give the figure there more breathing room. I had to attach some patches to...

Stitching

I’m working on a project under the guidance of Jude Hill of Spiritcloth in her Patchwork in Perspective course. I’ve wanted to do this for a long time, and it is a revelation. I...